Q2 W10 
12/19/08 
Friday 
Class:
Half day of school. Periods 1 and 4 take the exam.
Homework:
(1.) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Enjoy your break!!

Q2 W10 
12/18/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Practice for Semester Exam. Period 3 takes the exam.
Homework:
(1.) Periods 1 and 4: study for exam.

Q2 W10 
12/17/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Review homework: practice problems for Semester Exam.
Homework:
(1.) Study for exam.

Q2 W10 
12/16/08 
Tuesday 
Class:
Worksheet  Practice Problems for Semester Exam 121608 Problems click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) WS Sem 1 Exam 121608 Practice  click here for copy.

Q2 W10 
12/15/08 
Monday 
Class:
Worksheet  Practice Problems for Semester Exam 121508 Problems click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) WS Sem 1 Exam 121508 Practice  click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/12/08 
Friday 
Class:
Worksheet  Practice Problems for Semester Exam 121208 Problems click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) WS Sem 1 Exam 121208 Practice  click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/11/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Continue Matho (math bingo): review for semester exam.
Homework:
(1.) Study for semester exam.

Q2 W9 
12/10/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Matho (math bingo): review for semester exam.
Homework:
(1.) Study for semester exam.

Q2 W9 
12/9/08 
Tuesday 
Class:
Review graded Exam 2. Review for semester exam.
Homework:
(1.) Study for semester exam.

Q2 W9 
12/8/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Review for semester exam.
Homework:
(1.) Study for semester exam.

Q2 W8 
12/5/08 
Friday 
Class:
Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/4/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 45, Graphing Linear Equations  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 45  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
12/3/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Homework review and practice: Ch. 45, Graphing Linear Equations.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q2 W8 
12/2/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Continue Ch. 45, Graphing Linear Equations. Special cases: * horizontal line: y = number * vertical line: x = number.
Homework:
(1.) Page 221 #26, 27, 32, 33, 34.

Q2 W8 
12/1/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 45, Graphing Linear Equations. When the domain is not given, use x= {all real numbers} and after solving for y, use x = {2, 1, 0, 1, 2} to find the line using a Ttable and graphing the points, then connect the points with a line. How to identify linear equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 221 #28  31.

Q2 W7 
11/24 to 11/28/08 
Mon. to Fri. 
Thanksgiving Break  No School.

Q2 W6 
11/21/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quiz 5.
Homework:
(1.) Happy Thanksgiving! :)

Q2 W6 
11/20/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Finish worksheet. Lapboard practice  Ch. 43 and Ch. 44.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Quiz 5.

Q2 W6 
11/19/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Homework review. Classwork/Homework  Worksheet 44, Equations as Relations.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 44  click here for copy.

Q2 W6 
11/18/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 44, Equations as Relations  using a "TTable" to find the range (y values) of a relation given its equation and domain (x values).
Homework:
(1.) Worksheet 37 Redo (10 problems, due Weds.)  click here for copy.
(2.) Page 214 #10 and Page 215 #32 and 33.

Q2 W6 
11/17/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Return/review graded Quiz 4. Ch. 43, Relations. Showing relations with a list, a table, a graph, or a mapping.
Homework:
(1.) Worksheet 37 Redo (10 problems, due Weds.)  click here for copy.

Q2 W5 
11/14/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs!

Q2 W5 
11/13/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 37, Percent of Change.
Homework:
(1.) WS 37  click here for copy

Q2 W5 
11/12/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 36, Percent of Change.
Homework:
(1.) Online Treasure Hunt
(2.) Page 162 #14 20.

Q2 W5 
11/11/08 
Tuesday 
Veteran's Day  No School.

Q2 W5 
11/10/08 
Monday 
Veteran's Day Celebration  No School.

Q2 W4 
11/7/08 
Friday 
Class:
Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) Go Bulldogs!
(2.) Enjoy the holiday weekend!

Q2 W4 
11/6/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Lapboard practice: Solving Equations With More Than One Variable.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 1.

Q2 W4 
11/5/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Worksheet  38 Solving Equations With More Than One Variable.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 38  click here for copy.

Q2 W4 
11/4/08 
Tuesday 
Class:
Practice/review, 9th grade on field trip to theater in Birmingham.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 1 on Thursday/Friday.

Q2 W4 
11/3/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 38, Solving Equations With More Than One Variable.
Homework:
(1.) Page 168 #1318.

Q2 W3 
10/31/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 36  click here for copy.

Q2 W3 
10/30/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 36, Proportions and Rates.
Homework:
(1.) WS 36  click here for copy.

Q2 W3 
10/29/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Continue Ch. 36, Proportions and Rates: solving "scale" problems involving maps, models, blueprints, and rates.
Homework:
(1.) Page 159 #31  34.

Q2 W3 
10/28/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Return graded Homework 2 and Quiz 2. Ch. 36, Proportions and Rates. Proportions are two ratios (fractions) that are equal to each other. The property of proportions that is used to solve them is: "the crossproducts of a proportion are equal."
Homework:
(1.) Read Chapter 36.
(2.) Page 158 #11  13, 19  22.

Q2 W3 
10/27/08 
Monday 
Alabama Parenting Day  No School.

Q2 W2 
10/24/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/23/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 35, Solving Equations With The Variable On Each Side.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Worksheet 35  click here for copy.

Q2 W2 
10/22/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice: solving multistep equations, equations with grouping symbols, and equations with the variable on both sides.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/21/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Continue Ch. 35, two special cases when solving equations: if the variable "goes away" and what is left is true ==> the solution is all real numbers, if false, ==> the solution is "no solution."
Homework:
(1.) Page 154 #51 and 52.

Q2 W2 
10/20/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Return graded Quiz 1 and Homework 1. Ch. 35, solving equations with grouping symbols and solving equations with the variable on both sides.
Homework:
(1.) Page 152 #16  19.

Q2 W1 
10/17/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W1 
10/16/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 34: Solving MultiStep Equations.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 34  click here for copy.

Q2 W1 
10/15/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Group practice: solving multistep equations, Page 146 #2232.
Homework:
(1.) Finish problems: Page 146 #22 to 32. Extra practice: #33.

Q2 W1 
10/14/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Summary of Quarter 1 Help Sessions (after school and Saturdays). Ch. 34 Solving MultiStep Equations. Multistep just means more than one undo is needed to solve the equation, that is, to get the variable "by itself." Try to do the easier add or subtract undo before the more complicated multiply or divide undo.
Homework:
(1.) Page 145 #7 to 11.

Q2 W1 
10/13/08 
Monday 
Columbus Day Holiday  No School.

END QUARTER 1  BEGIN QUARTER 2

Q1 W10 
10/10/08 :) 
Friday 
Class:
Review graded Exam 2. End of Quarter 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W10 
10/9/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W10 
10/8/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Continue practice/review for Exam 2 (group practice with student assistants).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W10 
10/7/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Practice/review for Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W10 
10/6/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Practice/review for Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W9 
10/3/08 
Friday 
Class:
Review graded Quiz 7.
Note: Homecoming Parade at 2:00 p.m.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/2/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Quiz 7.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/1/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Worksheets: Ch. 32 and Ch. 33, Solving Equations by Adding/Subtracting and Multiplying/Dividing.
Note: Powderpuff Football Game at 2:00 p.m.
Homework:
(1.) WS 32 and 33  click here for copy.

Q1 W9 
9/30/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 33, Solving Equations by Multiplying and Dividing.
Homework:
(1.) Page 138 # 13 to 20.

Q1 W9 
9/29/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Review graded Homework 7 and graded Quiz 6. The GRE = Golden Rule of Equations. Using "undos" to get the variable by itself. How to check the solution to an equation. Ch. 32, Solving Equations by Adding and Subtracting.
Note: half day of school today.
Homework:
(1.) Page 131 # 4 to 10.

Q1 W8 
9/26/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quiz 6.
Homework:
(1.) Beat Oneonta!

Q1 W8 
9/25/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 26, Probability.
Homework:
(1.) Finish WS 26  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/24/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 26, Probability.
Homework:
(1.) Page 9899, #47, 1423.

Q1 W8 
9/23/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Homework review. Review: fractions to decimals by long division. Group practice with sign rules and fraction rules  Page 822823 Lesson 22 to 24 Column 1 problems.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Page 822823 Lesson 22 to 24 Column 1 problems.

Q1 W8 
9/22/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Return/review graded Quiz 5 and Homework 6 (sign rules and fraction rules). Add, subtract, multiply, and divide with decimals. Review sign rules and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) Page 115 #7 to 18.

Q1 W7 
9/19/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quiz 5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W7 
9/18/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet  Ch. 2 Fractions and Sign Rules.
Homework:
(1.) Worksheet Ch. 2  click here for copy.

Q1 W7 
9/17/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Homework review. Lapboard practice: fractions and sign rules.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W7 
9/16/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 22 to 24. Multiplication and division sign rules ==> SPDN. Summary of sign and fraction rules. The "heart" division problem.
Homework:
(1.) Page 101 #6466, 71, 72.

Q1 W7 
9/15/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Adding and subtracting sign rules ==> Same sign add and keep sign, different signs subtract and biggest wins, and finally, taking away a negative is a positive. Fraction adding and subtracting rules ==> common denominator.
Homework:
(1.) Page 76 #1722, 2933.

Q1 W6 
9/12/08 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 4.
Note: Morning activity schedule for homeroom, afternoon activity schedule for pep rally.
Progress Reports (Midterms) issued today.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W6 
9/11/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 18 Graphs and Fraction Multiplication/Division.
Note: Afternoon activity schedule for 2 p.m. inschool volleyball game.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Worksheet 18  click here for copy.

Q1 W6 
9/10/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Continue Ch. 18, Analyzing Graphs. Fraction multiplication ("flip and multiply"). Absolute Value (defined as the distance from zero on a number line so it is always positive.
Homework:
(1.) Page 63  #6, 7, 16 to 18, 21 and Page 71 #34, 35, 45, 48.

Q1 W6 
9/9/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Ch. 18, Analyzing Graphs.
Homework:
(1.) Page 46  47 #10 to 13.
(2.) Graph your own speed vs. time for one day.

Q1 W6 
9/8/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Review graded Homework 4. Continue the XY Coordinate Plane. "Sink the Sub" graphing game. Definitions: domain, range, independent variable,
dependent variable, relation. Showing relations in a list, table, and graph.
Homework:
(1.) Page 46 #1, 2, 6, 7, 8.

Q1 W5 
9/5/08 
Friday 
Class:
Review graded Quarter 1 Exam 1. Introduction to the XY Coordinate Plane.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/4/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/3/08 
Wednesday 
Class:
Worksheet 15 The Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms.
Homework:
(1.) WS 15  click here for copy.

Q1 W5 
9/2/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Review graded Homework 3 and Quiz 3. Define "Like" Terms. Using the Distributive Property to get unlike terms out of "parentheses jail." Simplifying algebraic expressions by removing parentheses and combining like terms.
Homework:
(1.) Page 31 # 42 to 50.

Q1 W5 
9/1/08 
Monday 
Labor Day Holiday  No School.

Q1 W4 
8/29/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
8/28/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 12 PEMDAS  DP  Fractions.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Worksheet 12  click here for copy.

Q1 W4 
8/27/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Homework review. Practice: fraction multiplication and use of the Distributive Property.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
8/26/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Fraction multiplication rules: tops*tops/bottoms*bottoms. Multiplicaton Property of Zero (anthing times zero is zero). Identity Property of Multiplication (multiplication by 1 does not change the identity of what you multiply it by). The Distributive Property (important property, see Ch. 15).
Homework:
(1.) Page 29 #4, 7, 8, 15, 18.

Q1 W4 
8/25/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here for copy)
Review graded Quiz 2. Finish Ch. 12, substituting values for variables (parentheses are your friend) in algebraic expressions and then solving the resulting PE(MD)(AS) problem.
Note: Period 4 will get this tomorrow, class was missed due to tornado watch.
Homework:
(1.) Page 13 #1012.

Q1 W3 
8/22/08 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/21/08 
Thursday 
Class:
Worksheet 12 PEMDAS Problems.
Homework:
(1.) WS 12  click here for copy.

Q1 W3 
8/20/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice with lapboards: Order of Operations.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/19/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
The convention used for "Order of Operations" ==> PE(MD)(AS). Chapter 12, "Order of Operations"  evaluating numerical expressions. Examples 1, 2, and 3 on pages 11 and 12.
Homework:
(1.) Textbook: Page 13 # 4 to 8.

Q1 W3 
8/18/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Graded homework review. Quarter 1 Quiz 1 review. Place value, converting decimals to fractions and fractions to decimal using place value. Grouping symbols:
(parentheses), [brackets], {braces}, and the fraction bar.
Homework:
(1.) Organize notes.

Q1 W2 
8/15/08 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W2 
8/14/08 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice with algebraic expressions and exponents.
Homework:
(1.) Skills Practice Worksheet 11 "Variables and Expressions"  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/13/08 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Textbook Chapter 11  Definition of exponents, base, coefficients. How to change from "words" to algebraic expressions.
Issue Textbooks.
Homework:
(1.) Study Guide and Intervention Workbook  Worksheet 11 Page 1, "Variables and Expressions"  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/12/08 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice: converting fractions to decimals, decimals to percents and percents back to decimals. Definition: constants, variables, algebraic expression. TIP: Use meaningful variable names.
Homework:
(1.) Organize notes.

Q1 W2 
8/11/08 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Supply check. Definition of per cent. Converting decimals to percents and percents back to decimals. The ==> symbol. Number sense: multiplying by factors of 10. Issue "Study Guide and Intervention" workbook to each student to take home.
Homework:
(1.) Organize notes.

Q1 W1 
8/8/08 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Converting fractions to decimals using long division ==> "moon the fraction." Place values of decimal numbers. "Terminating" and "Repeating" decimals. Implied multiplication. How to organize and show your work: circle the problem number, write the original problem, show work neatly, box answer  click here for an example.
Homework:
(1.) Convert to decimal: 1/5, 2/3, 5/8, 3/4, 1/7, 2/9, 5/9.
(2.) Math likes/dislikes, math class likes/dislikes.
(3.) Into. letter and contact forms returned (if not done already).

Q1 W1 
8/7/08 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Welcome back! Introductions. Note: Period 3 did not meet today.
Math Help and Redo Policy  click here.
Supplies  click here.
Note taking: 4 sections: *f = formulas, *ex = examples, *d = definitions, *m = memory aids.
AlKhwarizmi  author of the first book of algebra. Click here to see a picture of the USSR stamp issued in his honor. The title of his book included the words "aljabr" in Persian which became "algebra." The title of the book is "The Science of Reduction and Reunion". Reduction = taking things apart. Reunion = putting things back together.
Homework:
(1.) Intro. Letter and Contact Forms  click here
(2.) Organize class notes into 4 sections
(3.) Visit this web site :).  You are here!
